Carlos Quintero Arce

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Carlos Quintero Arce
Archbishop of Archdiocese of Hermosillo Emeritus
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Archdiocese of Hermosillo
In office 1968 - 1996
Predecessor Juan María Navarrete y Guerrero
Successor José Ulises Macías Salcedo
Ordination April 8, 1944
Consecration May 14, 1961
by José Garibi y Rivera
Personal details
Born (1920-02-13)February 13, 1920
Etzatlán, Mexico
Died February 15, 2016(2016-02-15) (aged 96)
Hermosillo, Mexico

Carlos Quintero Arce (February 13, 1920 – February 15, 2016) was a Mexican prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. At his death, he was the oldest Mexican bishop.

Quintero Arce was born in Etzatlán, Mexico, and was ordained a priest on April 8, 1944, for the Archdiocese of Guadalajara. He was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Ciudad Valles on March 20, 1961, and consecrated on May 14, 1961. Quintero Arce was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Hermosillo on March 3, 1966, and succeeded as bishop upon retirement of Archbishop Juan María Navarrete y Guerrero on August 18, 1968. Quintero Arce retired from the Archdiocese of Hermosillo on August 20, 1996. He died at his home in Hermosillo, Sonora, on February 15, 2016, at the age of 96.[1]


  1. ^ "Fallece el arzobispo emérito Carlos Quintero Arce". (in Spanish). February 15, 2016. Retrieved February 15, 2016. [permanent dead link]

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